Arizona DREAM Conference - March 28, 2014
Do you work with immigrant youth and families? Register for Arizona's first DREAM Conference and become a stronger ally for undocumented and DACAmented young adults and families. This conference is intended for K-12 teachers, school counselors, college educators, administrators, and community leaders. This is a FREE EVENT. Light breakfast and lunch are provided. Learn more.
Are you a high school student? Do you need a scholarship to attend college? Then start getting prepared for our CollegeBound Scholarship! This scholarship is open to all senior students living in Tucson, read here for more information and requirements. To download the application click here. Don't qualify for this scholarship? Check out our list of scholarships.
Instate Tuition for DACA students at Pima Community College
Undocumented students that are eligible for deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, have a valid I-766, and can demonstrate residency in Arizona, will be considered for in-state tuition status at PCC beginning in Fall 2013. Learn more.
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Scholarships & Fundraising Tips
This is the time to apply for those scholarships you might need to go to college. Yes, there are essays. But think about it. You could receive thousands of dollars in scholarships if you just write one good essay. Get started with our scholarship list. Not sure how to write your essay? Here are some writing tips.
When you're done applying for all the scholarships you can find, here are some fundraising ideas.   to raise more money.
Need Your GED to Qualify for Deferred Action?
Here is a comprehensive resource guide of places where you can take GED courses, take the GED test, or return to high school to get your diploma, across Arizona. Our Guide for Getting a GED in Arizona has some helpful resources if you want to take a GED in other states, as well.
FAQs and Info on Deferred Action for DREAMers
Find out information about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) here, prepare your application, and signup for updates from the Own the Dream which brings together groups like United We Dream and the National Immigration Law Center. Find out more.
Posted: February 12, 2013
PCC Makes Historic Vote for DACA Recipients
As the Tucson Weekly reported, PCC might do what the Arizona Board of Regents hasn't - provide in-state tuition for deferred-action students. And on February 27, 2013, PCC did exactly that. Learn more.
Posted: February 28, 2013